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Week 2: October 12-16

Monday, October 12

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Digital Office Hours: A Citizens’ Broadband Map: Speed Testing Initiatives in Washington and Minnesota with Nathan Zacharias, MN Rural Broadband Coalition Consultant; Russ Elliot, Washington State Broadband Office; Steve Giorgi, Range Association of Municipalities and Schools; and Glenn Fishbine, GEO Partners (BoB blog archive)

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Broadband 101: What Should the Network of the Future Do For a Community?
by Andrew Cohill, Design Nine (BoB blog archive)

Tuesday, October 13

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Digital Office Hours: Pandemic Publishing with Children with Anne Brataas, Minnesota Children’s Press (BoB blog archive)

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Broadband 101: The Ever-Widening Broadband Gap by Doug Dawson, CCG Consulting (BoB blog archive)

Wednesday, October 14

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Digital Office Hours: Digital Engagement for Refugees and Immigrants with Fatima Said, Project FINE (BoB blog archive)

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Broadband 101: Drive Adoption and Engagement of Your Mobile App by Joe Kohegyi, Calix (BoB blog archive)

Thursday, October 15

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Digital Office Hours: Novel Coronavirus: Libraries Responding Beyond Books with Hannah Buckland, MDE; Jen Nelson, Minnesota State Librarian; and Maggie Snow, Minitex (BoB blog archive)

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Broadband 101: Let’s talk 5G Technology, Use Cases, Market Overview by Brian Pickering, Nokia (BoB blog archive)

3:00 – 4:00 pm
Building Critical Connections: Partnership with Minnesota’s Small Business and Cooperative Broadband Providers by Molly O’Leary, Director of Government Affairs, NTCA (BoB blog archive)

4:30 – 6:00 pm
Bill Coleman’s Broadband Happy Hour
Door Prizes and Contests! (BoB blog archive)

Friday, October 16

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Digital Office Hours: Intelligent Communities in Minnesota (BoB blog archive)

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Broadband 101: Engaging with ISPs and Utility Companies, Establishing Public-Private Partnerships by Diane Kruse, NEO Connect (BoB blog archive)

Annual Conference 2020
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